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Why Nikki Haley's outlier status is useful for White House – up to a point

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Yahoo News What made the unvarnished criticism noteworthy was that it came not from the nation’s chief diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, nor from a State Department statement, but from the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.

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Yahoo News LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Edward Tipper, a World War II paratrooper who was portrayed in the HBO series "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 95.

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Police investigate kidnap, torture of 3 women in Rio

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Police are investigating the apparent kidnapping and torture of three women in a slum near Rio de Janeiro's upscale Copacabana neighborhood.

Officers said in a statement Saturday that the women's heads were shaved by local drug dealers who believed they were police informants. The women have been freed, and one suspect is in police custody.

Police began investigating Friday after finding images of the attack posted on social media. They did not respond to requests for more details.

Violence between rival drug trafficking gangs has been rising in Rio, and the cash-strapped city is struggling to respond. Brazil also has high rates of violence against women, an issue that gained widespread attention this year when images of the gang rape of a 16-year-old spread on social media.

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In Macron, Germany sees an opportunity to aid France – and boost the EU

There are few Europeans more hopeful over the election of Emmanuel Macron in France and its bearing on the European Union than those in the Pulse of Europe movement.The group that has been leading weekly pro-EU rallies since last fall in a rare burst of Euro-optimism gathered, fittingly, outside the German chancellery Monday as President Macron arrived in Berlin for his first trip abroad. Many draped in EU flags, the group chanted “Jetzt auf geht's,” or “Europe, let's go!” as Macron headed to a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Strict measures to control inflation should remain in place

The CPI during the first nine months of 2016 also rose 2.07% over the same period of last year. There were many reasons for the CPI increase, one of which is a 29.09% surge in healthcare costs as upward adjustments to healthcare services began to take effect from March. Increased tuition fees also pushed up inflation. In addition, a number of long holidays such as Lunar New Year, Hung Kings Commemoration and Reunification Day boosted demand for food and entertainment services. Other factors… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Canada eyes Africa deployment for troops

Ottawa (AFP) - Canada is planning to send 600 troops on a UN peacekeeping mission to Africa for three years, a spokesperson for the defense minister told AFP Friday.However, the plan still requires cabinet approval, said Jordan Owens, the spokeswoman for Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan.In a Remembrance Day statement, Sajjan hinted at an imminent start to the mission, saying: "The government is about to ask up to 600 Canadian Armed Forces members to deploy in aid of UN peace-support… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Tired of waiting in Greece, Syrians bid to return home

Didymoteicho (Greece) (AFP) - "I want to go back to Syria. There is war in my country, but we've been living for seven months in Greece like prisoners."Adan, from Aleppo, has abandoned his dream of building a new life in Europe, like thousands of other Syrians trapped in Greece.He's just arrived at the station in Didymoteicho, a village near the Greece-Turkey border, with his wife, three children and five other relatives, and is preparing to go through a police checkpoint before trying to get… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Burundi leader hints at fourth election run in 2020

Nairobi (AFP) - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose controversial election to a third term in 2015 triggered a political crisis, hinted Friday he might seek a fourth term in office."As we are in a state governed by law and if the people say they approve running without violating the law, if the people request it, we won't betray the confidence of the country, we won't betray the confidence of the people," Nkurunziza said at a meeting in the southeastern town of Rutana where he took… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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